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2 Mar 2024 21:05:01 EST (-0500)
  Re: Playing with ideas for additional facets methods.  
From: And
Date: 15 Oct 2023 02:00:02
Message: <web.652b7ec448293e7f6f4facb0aa81652d@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> In one of the recent threads, Sam mentioned the facets pattern and how
> it replaces normals rather than perturbs them in one of its two modes.
>
> It got me thinking how we might get facets like patterns without the
> need for picking different facet modes depending on the shape's form and
> surface orientation(s).
>
> Attached is an attempt which is perhaps not bad?
>
> It is currently set up by creating regions of constant values a little
> like cells or solid crackle, but at the moment based upon povr's
> f_hash() and a number of other newer inbuilt functions though which of
> those latter might make it into any final code is still somewhat
> undetermined.
>

What is the concept about f_hash()?


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